Virgin and EasyJet join ‘Holiday to Help Out’ scheme offering huge discounts as Brits travelling abroad plummets

BRITS can get discounts and deals when booking their next holiday, as a new ‘Holiday to Help Out’ scheme is launched. EasyJet Holidays, Virgin Voyages and Celebrity Cruises are just some of the tour operators and holiday companies who have signed up for the new initiative. 3 EasyJet Holidays is offering discounts for Brits as … Read more

Josh Gates’ Best Travel Tip

I got into this business by sharing travel tips. It’s how I started out (I was working as a college recruiter, traveling across a 26-state region and learning tricks of the trade along the way.) I started my newsletter to share my travel tips with friends and colleagues and before I knew it, became … Read more

Confederate store in Branson, Missouri, at protests’ center

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Branson, Missouri, may be known for its country music shows and wholesome entertainment, but the tourist… BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Branson, Missouri, may be known for its country music shows and wholesome entertainment, but the tourist hot spot now finds itself at the center of a standoff over Confederate symbolism. Protesters … Read more

Qantas Frequent Flyer Status Credits Boost

Qantas today announced a new feature that helps its Frequent Flyer program members to keep their status due to the Covid-19 pandemic related travel and entry bans in place. The airline back in March (read more here) already extended everyone’s status by 12 months. Qantas Frequent Flyers will receive 50% of the Status Credits needed … Read more

Virgin Australia Sets New Summer Schedule, Cancels All Long Haul Flights Until Early August

Virgin Australia (currently in administration) has just published their new schedule for the coming two months and while a lot of regional flights are back, their long haul international flights will be cancelled until at least the second week of August. There is one exception though: Since May 16th Virgin Australia is flying once per … Read more

Flight Centre caught charging families up to £800 to cancel holidays due to coronavirus – The Sun

FLIGHT Centre has been slammed by struggling families for charging them up to £800 to cancel their holidays during the pandemic.The tour operator is charging AUD$300 (£150) per person for cancelling their holidays even when airlines have already cancelled the flight, leading to hefty fees when travelling as a group. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live … Read more

By Deal or Destination? How do you travel?

Park Hyatt Zanzibar Royal Residence for only 30K per night. Does it make sense to plan travel around a deal like this one? When planning a vacation, do you decide your destination and then look for travel deals? Or, does the travel deal determine your destination?  This question has been on my mind lately as … Read more

Suite Saturdays: Presidential Opera Suite @ InterContinental Sydney.

  Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features a 245 m2 1-bedroom suite with a private terrace and harbour and opera views at the InterContinental Sydney. Image: InterContinental Hotels Remember that besides following us on Facebook or twitter, you can also subscribe to our … Read more